Jon Villaume, Villaume Foundation Board Member, Bill Bellhorn, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Sponsorship Director, Randy Kohrs, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Chair of Music and Production, Jamie Stunkard, 2017 Festival Chair and Food Vendor Director, and Lewis J. Critelli, Villaume Foundation Board Member.

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For Immediate Release

Honesdale Roots & Rhythm receives Villaume Foundation Grant

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced that the Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts, Inc. has been selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2017 community grant awards.

Bill Bellhorn, Sponsorship Director, Randy Kohrs, Chair of Music and Production and Jamie Stunkard, 2017 Festival Chair and Food Vendor Director, on behalf of Honesdale Roots & Rhythm, received a check in the amount of $2,500.00 from Villaume Foundation board members, Jon Villaume and Lewis J. Critelli.

Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts, Inc. is a non-profit program dedicated to promoting and developing music and arts in the greater Honesdale community through a free music festival held yearly in Honesdale. This music festival features a wide variety of international and national musical styles, offers children’s activities and also provides a platform to promote and expand local business development. The 2017 music festival will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017. For additional information on Honesdale Roots & Rhythm and upcoming festivals, visit their website at www.honesdalerootsandrhythm.com

The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by Honesdale natives, John and Helen Villaume, is dedicated to benefit charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational programs within Wayne County. Since its inception, the Foundation has made awards totaling over $1,000,000.00 with Wayne Bank managing the account in the Wealth Management and Trust Services Division of Wayne Bank.

Additional information about the Foundation and grant applications may be obtained from: The John and Helen Villaume Foundation, c/o Wayne Bank Wealth Management and Trust Services Division, 717 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, or by phone: 570-253-8507 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PHOTO CAPTION-LEFT TO RIGHT: Jon Villaume, Villaume Foundation Board Member, Bill Bellhorn, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Sponsorship Director, Randy Kohrs, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Chair of Music and Production, Jamie Stunkard, 2017 Festival Chair and Food Vendor Director, and Lewis J. Critelli, Villaume Foundation Board Member.

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